The student leadership development coordinator will partner with the Assistant Director of Student Involvement in an effort to advise different committees under the Student Government and Student Election Board to promote increased student engagement around campus for all members of NYU Shanghai community. This position will also focus on student leadership development by designing, developing and facilitating skill-based workshops, retreat and recognition programs in addition to the routine mentorship to student leaders. Frequent evening and weekend work may be required.
The main responsibilities include:
Advising and Mentoring (55%)
Facilitate the Election Board application process and provide supervision to the election board to ensure a free and fair election for the new leaderships of the Student Government;
Provide advice and guidance to the different committees under Student Government, support student driven events/initiatives and manage student travels regarding to the Student Government;
Implement trainings and development activities to better prepare student leaders for their responsibilities;
Ensure student organizations' compliance with university policies and procedures;
Maintain and refine policies, procedures and operations for the projects/programs initiated by Student Organizations.
Program Management (25%)
Design, develop and facilitate skill-based workshops, student leadership retreat and recognition programs to student leadership;
Collect feedbacks from student leaders and analyze data on student leadership development programs and initiatives;
Assess program effectiveness, student satisfaction, and student learning outcomes for leadership development initiatives and student organization participation, events, and services.
Administrative Duties (20%)
Collaborate with campus partners to best meet the service delivery needs and uphold the rights and responsibilities of student leaders from Student Government;
Develop innovative ways of collaborating with other NYU Shanghai departments and NYU global campuses/sites to improve student projects and programs;
Collaborate with Public Affairs in the preparation of press releases and the arrangement of media coverage for Student Government events;
Track Student Government budget and expenses and manage student reimbursement;
Support and assist in Student Life and other related University activities;
Perform special assignments and projects as assigned.
Minimum Bachelor’s Degree, Master’s Degree preferred in Higher Education Student Affairs or similar.
1-2 years work-related experience preferred in higher education/student affairs.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Proficient in both written and spoken English;
Good interpersonal and communication skills to work in an international and cross-cultural environment;
Good problem solving and time management skills;
High professional integrity, honesty and trust;
Well-organized, diplomatic, details and service oriented.
About NYU Shanghai
NYU Shanghai is China’s first Sino-US research university and the third degree-granting campus of the NYU Global Network. We were founded in 2012 by New York University and East China Normal University with the support of the city of Shanghai and the district of Pudong. NYU Shanghai seeks to cultivate globally-minded graduates through innovative teaching, world-class research, and a commitment to public service.
NYU Shanghai is an equal opportunity employer committed to equity, diversity and social inclusion. We are proud of its diverse and talented staff members, who work together to build and sustain this unique and pioneering institution of higher education in China.
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